Title : Turquoise
Artist : Marie-Pascale LE GOFF
Creation date : 2023
Dimensions : 29 x 29 x 3.5 cm
Medium and materials : Oil on canvas painted with a knife

Context and Inspiration

“Turquoise” is a work created in 2023. This contemporary, graphic painting explores architectural and marine motifs through a vibrant palette of turquoise, gold and black. I play with colors, shapes and textures to create a dynamic and evocative composition.

Visual Description

The painting features an abstract composition with geometric shapes and architectural elements dominated by hues of turquoise, gold and black. The turquoise background highlights the gold and black elements, creating a striking and vibrant contrast. The stabs and splashes of white paint add a touch of movement and energy to the work.

Painting Techniques and Materials

I use the knife painting technique to apply oil to the canvas, creating rich and complex textures. The colors turquoise, gold and black are skillfully mixed to give an impression of depth and light, reinforcing the graphic and contemporary character of the work.

Thematic Analysis

“Turquoise” explores themes of modernity, structure and movement. The geometric and architectural shapes symbolize the connection between art and architecture, inviting the viewer to reflect on the harmony between these two worlds. The color palette and bold use of graphic shapes create an energetic and contemporary composition.